Police blotter for the Nov. 16 edition

November 15, 2018
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Police blotter for the Nov. 16 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, Nov. 2 to Thursday, Nov. 8: Jolene P. Rodriguez, 43, of no certain address, was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Kayla R. Longo, 27, of 21 E. Summer…

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How did Plainville, Connecticut vote on Election Day?

November 15, 2018
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How did Plainville, Connecticut vote on Election Day?

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The unofficial results of the 2018 midterm election have come in, according to the website of the Secretary of the State. The new governor and lieutenant governor of the state of Connecticut are Democrats Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz, who secured 661,581 votes at the state level. In Plainville, voters’…

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Honored Vietnam veteran recalls coming home

November 15, 2018
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Honored Vietnam veteran recalls coming home

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol resident Juan Caban was one of 26 Vietnam veterans to be honored by U.S. Rep. John Larson for their service. Of the 26 honored, only 14 could attend the event, and they were presented with certificates and Vietnam Veteran lapel pins, in commemoration of the 50 anniversary of the…

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Honored Vietnam veteran recalls coming home

November 15, 2018
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Honored Vietnam veteran recalls coming home

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol resident Juan Caban was one of 26 Vietnam veterans to be honored by U.S. Rep. John Larson for their service. Of the 26 honored, only 14 could attend the event, and they were presented with certificates and Vietnam Veteran lapel pins, in commemoration of the 50 anniversary of the…

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Welcome to Hope Street

November 15, 2018
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Welcome to Hope Street

After receiving hundreds of suggestions from Bristol residents, the Bristol Development Authority and the Mayor’s Office has announced the results of a public survey for the naming of Bristol’s newest street which runs through Bristol’s Centre Square.  “Hope Street” was the name that received the most votes from a survey that ended in October. “We…

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Fire report for the Nov. 16 edition

November 15, 2018
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Fire report for the Nov. 16 edition

Friday, Nov. 2 345 Woodland St., power line down. Haig Avenue, and Farmington Avenue, vehicle accident, general cleanup. 625 Middle St., unintentional transmission of alarm. Riverside Avenue, and Middle Street, vehicle accident, general cleanup. 27 Middle St., alarm system activation, no fire, unintentional. Pleasant Avenue, and Vernon Street, lock-out. 780 James P Casey Rd., alarm…

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